Annual Summer Rome Program

Benvenuti Nella Cita Eterna!

Make your study of history, theology, art, architecture, and Latin come to life through the annual parish academy summer Rome program.  Spend ten days in the Eternal City and surrounding region.  Pray before the tomb of Saint Peter, walk through the Roman Forum, stroll the streets of Assisi where Saint Francis preached, venerate the site of Saint Paul’s martyrdom.  Earn 0.5 credits while you experience the trip of a lifetime.  Open to current sophomores and juniors in good standing.

Course Description

Earn 0.5 credits for your time in Rome.

Course Details

Twice a month required lunch meetings

Required readings and activities due at meetings

Presentation to other students during the following Fall semester


Student Testimonials

“The Colosseum and the Roman Forum allowed me to imagine how my family and I might have lived years ago in Rome.”


“The Sistine Chapel gave me a deeper appreciation of beauty.”


“I could have stood and looked at the Pieta for hours.”


“Going to confession at Saint Peter’s Basilica brought me closer to Jesus Christ.”


“This trip opened my mind to history in a way that it had never been before.”


“This trip has been one for the most amazing experiences of my life!”

ProRome Campus

The Guest House of Santa Maria alle Fornaci and the Trinitarian Fathers


Instituted by the Trinitarian Fathers to accommodate pilgrims in Rome, this guest house has a beautiful baroque church just next door!

Great Location

We’re literally a stone’s throw from St. Peter’s Square. Check out the map below!


The guesthouse has a 24/7 reception desk. No-one enters or exits without speaking with the receptionist.


Each room is complete with 2 single beds, a private bathroom, A/C, WiFi and a telephone line.


Our Location

A 3-minute Walk from St. Peter’s Square

For residence info please visit:

Cost And Selection Process

  • Open to all current sophomores and juniors in good standing
  • Apply by contacting Mr. Jahnke before December, 7th, 2018
  • 85% scholarships available
  • Students are selected by a committee evaluating on the basis of
    • Demonstrated commitment to school mission
    • Demonstrated self-discipline and maturity necessary for foreign travel
    • Academics
    • Leadership


Mr. Mark Jahnke: